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Two militants killed in encounter in Shopian district

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Reban area of the south Kashmir district on Monday morning after receiving specific information about the presence of militants there.

Published: 09th March 2020 01:42 PM  |   Last Updated: 09th March 2020 01:42 PM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

SRINAGAR: Two militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district on Monday, police said.

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Reban area of the south Kashmir district on Monday morning after receiving specific information about the presence of militants there, a police official said.

He said the operation turned into an encounter after the militants fired upon a search party which retaliated.

The official said two terrorists were killed in the gunfight.



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